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Physics at The Elizabethan Academy

Course description

Course Content In depth study of Physics and its principles.

3 Units at 'AS' level, including:

Mechanics: Motion, forces in action, work and energy.

Electrons, Waves and Photons: Electric current, resistance, DC circuits, waves and quantum physics.

Practical Skills in Physics 1: Practical skills unit is teacher assessed and externally moderated. Candidates are assessed on one task.

3 Units at 'A2' level, including:

G484 - The Newtonian World: Newton's laws and momentum, circular motion and oscillations and thermal physics

G485 - Fields, Particles and Frontiers of Physics: Electric and magnetic fields, capacitors and exponential decay, nuclear physics, medical imaging and modelling the universe.

G486 - Practical Skills in Physics 2: Practical skills unit is teacher assessed and externally moderated. Candidates are assessed on one task.

Entry requirements

You will need at least 5 GCSEs at A* - C (including GCSE Mathematics and/or GCSE English Language). 'AS': Grade BB or above in GCSE Science and Grade B or above in Maths at GCSE A2': Grade D at AS Physics

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Elizabethan Academy directly.

Last updated date: 27 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years

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